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I can build air castles on the most gossamer of foundations
Turn a look into a lifetime,
Freeze frame a moment and stretch it into eternity
Where we never grow old, cranky or away from each other
I can draw from imagination stores most active
Off the cuff words in passing
Take that phrase spoken in haste
Create the rest of the conversational lifespan in my mind
Active, creative minds can be boon or bane
Giving life to things that don’t exist
Overwriting the reality of things as they are
Constantly writing a story that lives only in one head
I will swallow you whole, savoring every taste of you
But, is the flavor on my tongue your real taste?
Or… is it a confection I created from
Only the fleeting aroma of your presence
And when I stop, and step out of my imagination
Hot, harsh reality blares its eyes at me
Then rolls them, and sighs
Sweet nothings – that is all they were, in the end.
Inspiration: A doppelganger affair in my head.
Beautiful. I’m so glad you take the time to vocalize. & I totally just said I’m into spoken writing atm: this makes all the difference with some works. & likely improves nearly all of them.
Especially regarding an intimacy with the artist.
& you’re the first poet I’ve found doing this.
Beautiful piece. ❤
Thank you! Most of my works are recorded on here. It’s nice to get feedback, thank you for taking the time to do so.